Photo of the Day:

Window cleaner Michael Lehmann works on the roof of Dresden, Germany's World Trade Center.
Arno Burgi/picture-alliance/dpa/Associated Press Window cleaner Michael Lehmann works on the roof of Dresden, Germany's World Trade Center.

Awards of the Day: The National Building Museum selected TV journalist Charlie Rose for its 2014 Vincent Scully prize. [ARCHITECT]  New York-based photographer James Ewing wins APA award for architectural photography. [APA]

ICYMI: The final four teams submitted their proposals in Washington, D.C.'s 11th Street Bridge Park Competition. [ARCHITECT]

Number of the Day: 100 million—Washington, D.C., surpassed 100 million square feet of space certified by LEED standards. [D.C.'s Executive Office of the Mayor]

Tweet of the Day:


Instagram of the Day: ARCHITECT associate editor Deane Madsen, Assoc. AIA, checks in on the progress of the first shipping container housing project in Washington, D.C.


Six More Stories for Friday:

French designer Philippe Starck created an aluminum and cork bike helmet. [Fast Company's Co.Design]

Forbes investigates why software company Autodesk bought New York–based design firm The Living. [Forbes]

Argentina is planning Latin America's tallest building, and it looks like a skatepark ramp. [Gizmodo]

Hobby Lobby's president Steve Green wishes his $800 million Bible Museum in Washington, D.C., was closer to the National Mall. [The Washington Post]

Sotheby's is auctioning off objects from the collection of Bunny Mellon, who died in March. [The New York Times]

Electronic Arts has released the game SimCity BuildIt for mobile devices. [Gamespot]

Step Up, Step Down:

Cambridge, Mass.–based Tsoi/Kobus & Associates announces the promotion of Jennifer Mango and Blake Jackson, Assoc. AIA, both associates.

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